Bollywood has its own share of glamorizing the college life in our minds. The campus, the college students, the song and dance routine – are some regular contents of a college based Bollywood movie. In fact, Bollywood has a handful of directors who are pass-outs from Delhi University and they often keep coming back to the memory lanes of the University campus to shoot their movies.
Imtiaz Ali, Maneesh Sharma, Parvin Dabas have all returned to their respective alumnus to shoot the college scenes for their big ventures.
Here are five movies which feature Delhi University colleges –
Imtiaz Ali directed and Ranbir Kapoor starrer super hit movie Rockstar was shot in Hindu College and St. Stephen’s College. Ranbir played the character of Janardhan Jhakar, the Jat boy from Hindu College who falls for the beautiful Stephanian Heer Kaul ( Nargis Fakhri).
Rockstar was shot extensively in the campus during the summer break of 2011.
2013’s sleeper hit Fukrey features Delhi University’s Miranda House College. The movie was supposedly going to be shot in Shri Ram College of Commerce but ended up getting shot in Miranda House instead. However, the movie features the women’s college as co-educational institution.
3. Do Dooni Chaar
This family flick had some scenes shot in Kirori Mal College. The fest scene in the college of Rishi Kapoor’s daughter, in the movie was shot in KMC.
4. Band Baaja Baaraat
This 2010 blockbuster and Ranveer Singh’s debut film, has one of its popular songs Tarkeebein entirely shot in Hans Raj College. The song captures the campus roads, the college’s boys’ hostel and the classroom. A few shots are also taken in Ramjas College’s gallery.
- Akaash Vani
This movie was again shot in St. Stephen’s College. The leads Kartik Tiwari and Nushrat Bharucha played the hostellers-in-love.
These movies are just to name a few while the list goes on!